What Happened on February 22, 1944

Historical Events

  • World War II: US Army Air Forces accidentally bomb Dutch town of Nijmegen, around 800 civilians die

Famous Birthdays

  • E. J. Peaker, American actress (That's Life), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Jonathan Demme, American film director (Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia), born in Baldwin, New York (d. 2017)
  • Ranjit Fernando, Sri Lankan cricket wicket-keeper (1975 World Cup), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Robert Kardashian, American lawyer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2003)
  • Tom Okker, Dutch tennis player, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
Born in 1944

Famous Deaths

  • Kasturba Gandhi, Wife of Mahatma Gandhi, dies at 74
1944 Highlights

About February 22, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces